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eBlue February 2006

Alumni speakers lead way for Adams Institute

Drake alumni from all walks of life returned to their alma mater earlier this month to offer courses in leadership for students as part of the annual Donald V. Adams Leadership Institute Student Leadership Conference.
February 28, 2006

Anderson Gallery exhibit wows high school students

A total of about 250 art students from four public high schools in Des Moines toured the "Doubletake" graphic design exhibition at the Anderson Gallery and explored Drake's art studios in January, thanks to a $10,000 grant awarded to the Drake School of Fine Arts
February 28, 2006

Discount on new Bulldog apparel comes courtesy of eBlue

Bring a printed copy of this e-mail to University Bookstore for a 10 percent discount on any one item of new Drake athletic or academic logo merchandise. If ordering via telephone or online, mention the eBlue e-mail to receive the discount.
February 28, 2006

Drake Moot Court Team, Undergraduate Mock Trial Team fair well in competitions

The Drake University Law School National Moot Court Team defeated teams from Duke, Nebraska, Minnesota and Hastings law schools to reach the semi-final round of the National Moot Court Competition earlier this month in New York City.
February 28, 2006

Drake earns Sweepstakes Award at CASE conference

Drake University was named the Sweepstakes Winner at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VI annual conference in St. Louis, Jan. 22-24.
February 28, 2006

Biz wiz Payseur honored by trustees

The Drake Board of Trustees recently honored Vicky Payseur, vice president for business and finance, for her stewardship of the University's budget - which ended the 2004-05 fiscal year with a surplus for the first time in more than a decade.
February 28, 2006

Drake celebrates Black History Month

From cultural celebrations to academic discussions, Drake University and the Coalition of Black Students at Drake continue a plethora of events scheduled to celebrate Black History Month throughout February.
February 28, 2006

Former Coastal Corp. exec re-joins Drake Board of Trustees

A retired senior vice president with Coastal Corp. has rejoined the Drake University Board of Trustees as a trustee emeritus.
February 28, 2006

Exhibit documents pain of childhood abuse through adolescent art

Through the most wrenching pain shines the light of hope. That is the theme of "Trauma Reflected in Art," an art show of works and essays created by students at the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo, Iowa.
February 28, 2006

Ethics expert extols virtues of principled lawyers

The term "ethical lawyer" is not - repeat not - an oxymoron, insists Michael Josephson, a former lawyer, law professor and founder of CHARACTER COUNTS!, a system of teaching ethics employed at schools and workplaces across the country.
February 28, 2006

Chen receives Tiffany Foundation Biennial Award for his prints

Drake University art professor Phillip Chen is one of 30 visual artists nationwide selected to receive a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation 2005 Biennial Competition Award of $20,000 based on their talent, promise and individual artistic strength.
February 28, 2006

Generous donations bolster Drake Stadium revitalization

A trio of contributions to Drake University totaling $2 million will cap off the $15-million revitalization of Drake Stadium.
February 28, 2006

Justice Thomas visits Drake as distinguished jurist in residence

United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas spent the week of February 6-10 as distinguished jurist in residence at Drake Law School. He taught a Supreme Court Seminar, met with students and faculty informally and participated in a question-and-answer session
February 28, 2006

Theatre Arts Department gains national recognition

The Drake Theatre Arts Department was featured in the Spotlight article in the December issue of Stage Directions magazine under the headline "More than a laboratory of learning, Drake University bridges the gap between academia and the real world.
February 28, 2006

This Month@Drake

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9 Workshop: Know Your Work Style, Part II, 9 a.m. to noon, rooms 310-311, Olmsted Center. Register by calling x3133. Question-and-Answer Session with the O'Neill Brothers, 2 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium, Old Main. Joint Drake Law School-American Judicature Society program: "The Jury and the American Litigation Process," 3 to 5:15 p.m., room 213, Cartwright […]
February 28, 2006